EMPA, materials science and technology research institution

EMPA, materials science and technology research institution
Dübendorf, Thun, St.Gallen
EMPA, materials science and technology research institution  
Location: Dübendorf, Thun, St.Gallen

Empa is a materials science and technology research institution. It belongs to the ETH domain and as such is an important element in education, science and innovation in Switzerland. It specializes in applications, focused research and development, and provides high-level services in the field of sustainable materials science and technology. Its core tasks are innovative collaboration with industry and public institutions, ensuring the safety of people and the environment, knowledge propagation and university-level teaching.

Transport - Mar 12
Transport
Empa is presenting sustainable fuels of the future at the Petroleum Association's stand in Hall 6 of the Geneva Motor Show. Not only electric cars or hydrogen vehicles can be fuelled with low CO2 emissions, but even a 1965 VW Beetle that decorates the stand.
Innovation - Mar 12
Innovation

Empa is presenting sustainable fuels of the future at the Petroleum Association's stand in Hall 6 of the Geneva Motor Show.

Innovation - Mar 6

What could the "gas station of the future" look like? What services does it offer? Which fuels can be filled up there and where do they come from? The Swiss Oil Industry Association (Erdöl-Vereinigung) is providing possible answers to these questions with its stand at the Geneva Motor Show, together with its partners, Empa and Hyundai.

Innovation - Feb 27
Innovation

DFAB HOUSE has officially opened today on the NEST building of Empa and Eawag in Dübendorf. It is the world's first inhabited "house" that was not only digitally planned, but also - with the help of robots and 3D printers - built largely digitally.

Materials Science - Feb 20
Materials Science

Portable sensors that prevent injuries to skin and tissue should allow a patient to lie for an extended period of time: With this project, researchers from Empa and the University of Bern were successful in the current call for proposals for BRIDGE funding from the SNF and Innosuisse.

Materials Science - Feb 14
Materials Science

Together with BRUAG Fire Protection AG, Empa specialists have developed a new flame retardant for wood and wood-based materials.

Physics - Mar 8

ETH Zurich has appointed Inge Katrin Herrmann as Assistant Professor for Nanoparticle Systems Engineering. The researcher heads the group "Particles 4D" in Empa's Particles-Biology Interactions lab.

Materials Science - Mar 5
Materials Science

Railway noise is annoying. Trains cause numerous sleepless nights, especially in the vicinity of residential areas.

Materials Science - Feb 22
Materials Science

As part of a strategic international cooperation program of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Empa in Dübendorf (CH) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg (D) launched a thr

Materials Science - Feb 14
Materials Science

Together with BRUAG Fire Protection AG, Empa specialists have developed a new flame retardant for wood and wood-based materials.

Environment - Feb 12
Environment

Interdisciplinary, interconnected and oriented towards a sustainable future: These words describe Kristina Orehounig just as aptly as they describe the Empa laboratory "Urban Energy Systems", which she is heading since February 2018.




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